Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

A double heart

Bible References


Psalm 5:9
For there is not [anything] reliable in his mouth; their inner part [is] destruction. Their throat is an open grave; [with] their tongue they speak deceit.
Psalm 28:3
Do not drag me away with [the] wicked or with [the] workers of evil, [who] speak of peace with their neighbors, while evil [is] in their heart.
Psalm 62:4
They only plan to thrust [him] down from his high position; they are pleased [with] deception. With their mouths they bless, but {inwardly} they curse. Selah
Proverbs 20:19
He reveals a secret, he who walks [about with] gossip, and do not associate with a babbler's lips.
Proverbs 29:5
A strong man who flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.
Ezekiel 12:24
For [there] will not be any longer {any false vision} or flattering divination in the midst of the house of Israel.
Romans 16:18
For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own stomach, and by smooth speech and flattery they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
{For never} did we come with a word of flattery, just as you know, nor with a pretext of greediness (God [is] witness),

A double heart

1 Chronicles 12:33
From Zebulun, those who went out armed, equipped for battle with all the weapons of war: fifty thousand to help David {with singleness of purpose}.

General references

Genesis 29:19
Then Laban said, "Better [that] I give her to you than I give her to another man. Stay with me."
Judges 16:6
So Delilah said to Samson, "Please tell me what makes your strength so great, and with what can you be tied up to subdue you?"
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you cause me to see evil [while] you look at trouble? Destruction and violence happen before me; contention and strife arise.
Acts 12:22
But the people began to call out loudly, "The voice of a god and not of a man!"